Issue August 2003

CLE brochure gets a new look

CLE brochure
Watch your mailbox for the MBA's new CLE brochure.

Packed with the latest seminar topics, program descriptions and online CLE listings, the new monthly brochure has been designed to better inform you of MBA programs that will meet your needs and help you improve and expand your practice.

Legislators restore funding for civil legal aid

The legislature blasted through Gov. Mitt Romney's vetoes last month, overriding 232 of his 372 vetoes.

Among the overrides were roll call votes to restore funding to Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation, Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee and Correctional Legal Services Committee. Romney had eliminated funding for civil legal aid when he signed the fiscal year 2004 budget on June 30.

Teamwork, enthusiasm marked Vrabel's tenure as MBA president

It was astounding - the level of excitement and energy contained in a room last September in the Boston Public Schools college prep school Another Course to College.